With the Republican majority in Congress poised to “repeal and reform” Obamacare (PPACA), Americans have finally come to the realization that Republican replacement legislation may not deliver the “better” health care Continue Reading….
Since the end of January, the Republicans have been in a big rush to pass a bill that would repeal Obamacare (PPACA). The Republicans had to withdraw the American Health Care Act Continue Reading….
Bundled payments —what’s not to like from a patient’s and taxpayer’s perspective? This fee-for-service payment alternative makes healthcare more affordable, makes Medicare more solvent, and even improves quality of care. Continue Reading….
As consumers, we are all familiar with the benefits of getting a packaged deal versus paying per item (e.g., all-inclusive travel vacation deals). In the healthcare industry, the “packaged” deal Continue Reading….
In the GAO’s assessment (GAO 17-305) of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (also called the Meaningful Use program), it was discovered that few patients access their Electronic Health Continue Reading….
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report entitled “HHS Should Assess the Effectiveness of its Efforts to Enhance Patient Access to and Use of Electronic Health Information” (GAO Continue Reading….
There are two groups of Americans that love the Republicans’ American Health Care Act: The Richest Americans The richest Americans love the Republicans’ American Health Care Act because it repeals Continue Reading….
Many Americans have been hearing the statement “Medicaid is a failure because doctors and hospitals do not accept it” (along with other “Medicaid is a failure” statements) and you might have Continue Reading….